Most effective way of identifying a joint disease is a combination of diagnostic imaging with laboratory analysis of joint fluid. Together these methods are more accurate.
As in most animals dogs skeleton provides a basic framework for the body. This enables the dog to perform various physical activities like running, jumping, playing and walking and also provides a protection for other vital organs of the body.
 
Bones are connected by ligament and moved by joints, and cushioned by cartilage which acts as natural shock absorbers for the body. The health of a dog’s bones and joints are very essential for a healthy living.
 Any illness to your pet is heartbreaking and concerning, but most of all deficiencies and deformities of bones and joints in your pet can be extremely painful and difficult to repair.
 
Surf through Links on the left and click on the topics to read more about the listed bones and joint disorders.